But Bischoff actually linked to the guy (girl?) on his Twitter account ... which is just stupid beyond belief.
"All RAW is these days is a cheap version of Saturday Night Live, so if you wanna tune in to watch the amazing star power of Al Sharpton and Nancy O'Dell, go ahead! Who's gonna host next week, Big Bird? Wow, that's must-see TV!" - John Morrison (10/16/09 Smackdown!)
To paraphrase CRZ, "if it's on twitter it's a work". Too bad it wasn't for real as it would have been second best news ever behind Russo's departure from wrestling forever. The worst part is that if it is a work by creative itself, they are essentially admiting all that is wrong with TNA. How can a company mostly run by wrestling people be so clueless about putting on a wrestling show? I picture the management with their fingers in their ears babbling "la la la la la la" while the world tells them "you have alot of decent to really good and a few great wrestlers, just use them sensibly".
The way things are going, I wouldn't be at all surprised if Ashton Kutcher showed up on TNA to tell wrestling fans we have all been the victims of a decade in the making edition of "Punk'd".
Originally posted by OndaGrande"if it's on twitter it's a work"
Creepy! You're the second person in 24 hours to use this phrase within earshot (eyeshot) of me.
I have nothing to add except that - well, and this: the fact that that Hogan account never had the "verified" badge should have set off your spidey sense in the first place. @Lagana is a great, entertaining guy to follow but I'm disappointed that he got "worked" into retweeting that account (which is how I first learned of it)
EDIT: ...unless, of course, he was in on it from the get go because he probably still has friends in Florida ehhhh never mind
EDIT 2: The obvious first (wrong) guess as to the man behind the account has to be WCW.com's Bill Banks, right? Ah ha ha.
Originally posted by CRZI have nothing to add except that - well, and this: the fact that that Hogan account never had the "verified" badge should have set off your spidey sense in the first place. @Lagana is a great, entertaining guy to follow but I'm disappointed that he got "worked" into retweeting that account (which is how I first learned of it)
Verified is great when it happens, but plenty of times they're slow or not happening. When I'm not sure, I check official websites for links (doesn't appear to be one) or I check for other legit people to talk to them or plug them (both Bischoff and Bubba did both).
It is the policy of the documentary crew to remain true observers and not interfere with its subjects. "Well. Shit." -hansen9j Let's Go Riders! (4-2, 2nd West Division)
So, supposedly if you put together the clues to their identity this person has tweeted out
Originally posted by cagesideseatshe was in the company in 2002, has held a title in the company, is not A.J. Styles, and is one of "about 14" wrestlers have an escape clause in their contracts that they can take advantage of in October.
It's either Jeff Jarrett, Abyss or James Storm. Which is pretty easy to narrow down to just James Storm. Except the only reason anyone cares about this account is the person using it was faking their identity before, and he might as well keep doing it now.
Er, no he didn't. On both accounts. Orton won the belt from Benoit, bombed as a face and dropped the belt to Trips a month later. His career has never recovered since, and his performances (both promo and in-ring)